The Messaging Files: Edition 111716

This is what technology can do.

Day: Thursday, November 17th

Time: 4:36 pm

Place: The Red Line train from Chicago Avenue to Belmont; the Brown Line train from Belmont to Western

Medium: Facebook Messenger

Object: A colleague and friend who occupies a similar position to mine in a similar church

Subject: Work

Details: I interrupted him on my commute home with a flurry of pronouncements. He, ever so gracious, asked a series of clarifying questions and informed affirmations. The exchange ended when I arrived to pick up my daughter from school.

Best line: “If we can’t do this for one another then what are we doing?”

Outcome: Anxiety=reduced. Perspective=gained.

 

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